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[The excerpt below is from the section of the article that pertains to the Baha’i Faith]


[Newspaper:] Ettelaat

[Date:] Monday 25 khordad 1360 – 12 Sha’ban 1401- [15 June 1981]

[Issue No.:] 16453


By order of the Islamic Revolutionary Court of Hamadan, Seven International Zionist Spies Were Executed in Hamadan

By order of the Islamic Revolutionary Court of Hamadan, seven persons were sentenced to death; the judgment, after approval of the Supreme Judicial Council, was carried out yesterday at 1:00 a.m. in Hamadan. The names of those who were executed, who were members of the perverse Baha’i sect and committed espionage crimes for Israel, are as follows:

1- Firouz Naiemi, son of Ali-Reza

2- Mohammad-Bagher Habibi, son of Nour-Mohammad

3- Naser Vafaie, son of Gholam-Ali

4- Hosein Khandel, son of Yadollah

5- Mohammad Habibi, son of Nour-Mohammad

6- Hosein Motlagh Arani, son of Shokrollah

7-Tarazollah Khozein, son of Fazlollah

(Details of the crimes of each individual executed will be revealed tomorrow).